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It fails to provide almost everything philosophers and scientists look for in a successful explanation.
because it leaves the explanation itself (God) unexplained.
I want to kill one of atheism’s most popular and resilient retorts.
One of atheism’s sacred cows is the “Who designed the designer? Here’s how it works: THEIST: “There is so much complexity in the world, it must have been designed by an Intelligent Designer.
[But] explanations need not themselves be understood.
The best explanation for our world is an Intelligent Designer.” ATHEIST: “But then who designed the Designer?
” THEIST: “Nobody.” (Or perhaps: “I don’t know.”) ATHEIST: “Well then you have explained nothing.”…the postulate of a designer or creator only raises the unanswerable question of who designed the designer or created the creator. have consistently failed to overcome this objection.
We would need to have an explanation of the explanation, and an explanation of the explanation of the explanation, and an explanation of the explanation of the explanation of the explanation… And thus, we would never be able to explain Moreover, this is not how science works. In order to explain certain quantum phenomena, scientists have posited the existence of dozens of invisible particles with very particular properties that yield predictable results.
These have been some of the for the particles that we have offered as explanations for the quantum phenomena.
:) Here’s atheist philosopher of science Peter Lipton: The why-regress is a feature of the logic of explanation that many of us discovered as children, to our parents’ cost.